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Welcome to this
Polk County Wisconsin
Genealogy Trails Website

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

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We regret that we are unable to do personal research for anyone..
All data we come across will be added to this site.
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Happy Trails to you on your quest for your ancestors.

Polk County was formed in 1853
The county seat is Balsam Lake.

Largest city is Amery

 Amery ~ St. Croix Falls

Villages and Towns
Alden ~ Apple River ~ Balsam Lake ~ Beaver ~ Black Brook ~ Bone Lake ~ Centuria ~ Clam Falls ~ Clayton ~
Clear Lake ~ Dresser ~ Eureka ~ Farmington ~ Frederic ~ Garfield ~ Georgetown ~ Johnstown ~ Laketown ~
Lincoln ~ Lorain ~ Luck ~ McKinley ~ Milltown ~ Osceola ~ Sterling ~
Turtle Lake (mostly in Barron County) ~ West Sweden

Census-designated place:  Lewis

Plus many Unincorporated Communities


Online Records


Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School History and Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2017:  obits for PLAHN, ARNDT, TOENSKEMPER, VOLK, MALLEN, KENT, KELLER.  Sick list news for RINEHARDT

Previous updates


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Adjacent Counties
* Burnett County * Barron County * Dunn County *

St. Croix County * Washington County, Minnesota *

Chisago County, Minnesota *


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